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nt on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. someone blew out his windows at 60 miles an hour. the marine recruiter shot at on a bay area freeway. good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. cbs 5 reporter kiet do shows us the bullet holes. >> reporter: we're live here just off of highway 85, a short distance from where this all went down. detectives are saying this is a sensitive situation. they took great pains to keep this marine corps officer away from the media. they whisked him out a side door and away from our cameras. whoever opened fire on this marine is still out there. the government issued pontiac g6 sedan was riddled with bullets on the driver's side. both rear windows were busted out.
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look closely on the front passenger door and you can see one bullet traveled through the car and nearly pierced the metal from the inside. the recruiter was traveling southbound on highway 85 when the gunman opened fire. >> he noticed there's a pop. he pulls over. and quickly he discovers that he's been shot at more than once, multiple times, by someone either who was on the freeway or on the side of the freeway. we haven't confirmed that yet. >> reporter: investigators shut down the freeway for two hours. at one point, they walked in tight formation looking for evidence. the vehicle was unmarked and had federal government license plates. >> we believe it doesn't appear to be targeted, because the marine corps officer had a covered jacket on. he was in uniform but he had a jacket on. his uniform wasn't visible, or at least easily visible from the outside. >> reporter: we captured two marines on camera at the scene. however, it is not clear which
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one, if either, was the driver. >> the shooter is still at large? >> at this time, there's no other victims as far as we know. there was no injury to the one solo victim. >> the case, thankfully. >> reporter: csi technicians also now try and recover the slugs and calculate the trajectory of the bullet. if you saw anything, the sheriff's office wants you to give them a call. live in cupertino, kiet do, cbs 5. >> if you heard a loud boom on the peninsula, this is why. the bomb squad how to blow up very old chemicals found inside a house in san mateo. some sort of acids and ether were in the house, so they boarded up the home, detonated the chemicals. luckily, no one was hurt. a bay area teenager shot by a lifelong friend wants him to know that he's forgiven. he was so desperate to give him the message that he reached out to him online from his hospital
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bed. he told cbs 5's christin ayers he did it to save his friend's life. >> reporter: 18-year-old cody hawthorne never could have imagined that he'd be staring down the barrel of a gun held by the man he calls his best friend. >> it would be the last thing i would ever expect. >> reporter: he says his friend sammy is battling a mental illness. three weeks ago what started at an argument took a violent turn when turner, an avid hunter, pulled a gun. >> i noticed like there was a hole in my shirt. >> and that's when cody just came in and came right here, and said, mommy, i've been shot. >> reporter: he was rushed to a hospital. but even as he laid with the bullet lodged in his back, he could think of only one thing. >> as soon as he came out of surgery, the first thing he said , where is sammy? >> i love you,, bro.
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just come out. >> reporter: they made this video and posted it on youtube. >> i forgive you, bro. i love you. everything is going to be okay. >> reporter: he was hoping turner would see it and surrender. >> i knew he wasn't in the right mind and i didn't want him to do something stupid. >> reporter: turner turned himself in and is in custody now. >> i want him to eventually be able to get his head straight and be normal and like live a normal life. >> reporter: turner is now facing an attempted murder charge. hessler has not spoken to him since the shooting but says he'd be willing to go before the judge to ask that his friend be given a reduced sentence. in vallejo, christin ayers, cbs 5. another chilly night across the bay area. >> right now in san francisco it's about 46 and going down. meteorologist julie watts in
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the weather center says big changes are on the way. >> that's right. we're already seeing temperatures dropping this evening. in fact, freezing in santa rosa, 32 degrees right now. a bit warmer in san jose at 45. 46 in san francisco, as you mentioned. 35 in livermore. and 34 in concord. yes, these temperatures are chilly and we are going to see cold temperatures overnight, just not quite as cold as last night, due in part to some increasing clouds. it will be wet and windy for the extended forecast. i'll time it all out for you, coming up in just a bit. if you think it's cold here in the plains, drivers in several states are being warned not to drive at all because of all that snow. this was the scene in nebraska where crews worked very hard to keep roads open. in newtown, connecticut, three more families buried their children today, along with the teacher who gave her life trying to save them.
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>> reporter: firefighters from across the northeast came to honor seven-year-old daniel bardon. he wanted to be a firefighter some day. >> firefighters were here paying tribute to this young child. and all the souls that were lost in this community. >> reporter: sandy hooks fire department also stood at attention for caroline's funeral procession. she loved to draw and dance. >> it's just heartbreaking when you see the small casket. the girl is six years old, but she obviously was a lovely girl that gave joy to a lot of people, and that's what they have to hold on to. >> reporter: charlotte bacon, the seventh student, was remembered for her love of animals and the color pink. and at teacher victoria soto's funeral, the crowd was large. soto has been held as a hero for shielding the kids from the
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gunman. inside the church, singer paul simon performed sound of silence. ♪ ♪ the sound of silence ♪ >> now, we've learned that the gunman's mother was on vacation the day before the shooting. according to cnn, nancy lanza checked into a luxury hotel and checked out thursday afternoon. she was by herself and friends say she often took mini vacations, leaving her son alone in the house. and there's still no clear evidence as to what triggered adam lanza's rampage. the medical examiner is bringing in a geneticist to see if lanza might have had a medical condition that could have played a role. investigators are also waiting for toxicology results to see if lanza was on any medication. president obama promising near action to curb gun violence. >> i will use all the powers of this office to help advance
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efforts aimed at prevents more tragedies like this. we won't prevent them all, but that can't be an excuse not to try. it will take commitment and compromise and most of all, courage. >> the president wants congress to vote early next year to renew the ban on military-style assault weapons and outlaw sales of high-capacity ammunition clips. he also wants to close the gun show loophole, so all buyers are subject to federal background checks. but it doesn't end there. >> we're going to need to work on making access to mental health care at least as easy as access to a gun. we're going to need to look more closely at a culture that all too often glorifies guns and violence. >> and the president has put vice president biden in charge of a governmentwide effort to come up with concrete proposals by january. not all guns are created equal. there are automatics, semiautomatics, and the list goes on. the cbs 5 reporter phil shows
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us the difference. >> reporter: one visit to oakland police department's evidence room will give you a pretty good idea of how many guns really are out on america's streets. and often, the difference between a legal and an illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire and how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started off as a legal semiautomatic. which means... >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want it to fire. with a fully automatic weapon, you can just hold the trigger back, and it automatically fires. >> reporter: and then there's the side of the bullet clip. >> in the state of california, you can't have more than ten rounds. >> the capacity of the magazines dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high-capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. >> reporter: just the talk of possible new gun control measures has gun stores reporting upticks in sales all
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across the country. a blistering report on security lapses at the u.s. consulate in benghazi has prompted the resignation of some state department members. they all quit. the independent panel report called security at the u.s. post, quote, grossly inadequate to deal with the attack. >> frankly, the state department had not given benghazi the security, both physical and personnel resources, it needed. >> the report also says the state department did not have a clear picture of the danger at the compound. it also says the state department ignored requests from ambassador chris stevens for more security. stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack on september 11. at least three high-profile conservatives believe secretary of state hillary clinton is faking her concussion to get
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out of testifying about the benghazi attack. they are demanding to see her medical files. coming up, a prison break that's something out of a movie. the old-school trick a couple of bank robbers used to escape from 20 stories up. an emergency panic button. how this watch could save your child's life. and the 12-year-old mastermind who is wreaking havoc on hollywood stars. ,,,,,,
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from prison: authorities say the 2 men td their bedsheets widening for a pair of convicted bank robbers. authorities say the two men tied their bed sheets into a make shift rope to escape from a chicago correctional facility last month. they climbed out of a 20th story window and scaled down the side of the building. then they simply changed their clothes and took a cab. >> they had a lot of courage. it would take a lot of guts. look how high he come up. he could have fell. >> i imagine, you can't come
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out of that building with orange jumpsuits, in downtown chicago, and stick out like a sore thumb. >> the fbi is offering a $50,000 reward for their capture. a new watch could buy you precious time if your child is kidnapped or lost. linda yee shows us how it works. >> reporter: it's a wristwatch with a panic button, a way for children to alert parents they're in danger. >> had pauley be wearing it or missy sanchez, had the technology existed when either of those young girls were kidnapped... >> reporter: mark believes the watch would have saved them. his 12-year-old daughter pauley was kidnapped and murder. eight-year-old missy escaped after two days in captivity. the watch can send tracking signals. >> it's got battery packs throughout the band so that it has enhanced batteries so it
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can send a bread crumb every minute for an entire day. >> reporter: it's a high-tech tamperproof watch with a gps locater tied into a 911 call center. inventor, jason sullivan. >> if anyone ever attempts to cut into the edge of this wrist strap, it will immediately send an letter to mom and dad and to 911. >> reporter: each watch is preprogrammed with the addresses of registered sex offenders. if a child is inside that offender's home, parents are alerted. >> i immediately knew that this is the closest thing to the holy grail of child safety devices that we're going to see. >> reporter: it's not cheap. the so-called watch is $150 online. data fees are monthly. but he says you can't put a price on safety. in san francisco, linda yee, cbs 5. thousands of fans said good- bye and celebrated the life of
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singer jenni rivera today. more than 6,000 people attended the public memorial in los angeles. a number of celebrities were also there, including actor lou diamond phillips. rivera and six others died earlier this month when the jet they were on crashed in northern mexico. los angeles police say they have figured out who the hacker is who caused a panic in hollywood. police say he's responsible for a serious of phony 911 calls that sent swat teams to celebrity homes. he's only 12 years old! >> reporter: law enforcement sources confirmed that a 12- year-old boy was responsible for orchestrating swat teams to the home of justin bieber and ashton kutcher.
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>> it could be boredom, loneliness, out of desire to be noticed, if not by the immediate family, or not be noticed and get away with it. >> reporter: dr. crespo is a longtime psychologist. >> it would be difficult to conceive that there would be an understanding of all the consequences. >> reporter: the boy that allegedly created this chaos, whose name police haven't released, apparently hacked into the system, sending a message via a teletype machine. sources tell us the boy lived in southern california but not l.a. county. tmz is reporting the child lived in an apartment with his mother, is home schooled, and that they've been visited
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frequently by child services. well, video of an eagle snatching a baby had a lot of people all over the internet pretty freaked out. >> is it real or is it fake? well, it's fake. we learned today that students at a production school in canada made the video for a 3d animation class. plus, bird experts say there's no way an eagle can lift a child. it's pretty realistic, though. getting cold outside. >> it sure is. looking at temperatures overnight tonight. low 30's or 40's, depending on where you live. not quite as cold as last night, thanks in part to an approaching storm system that's bringing with it increasing clouds. still mostly clear skies over most of the bay area, but we will see the storm system moving on in over the next 24 hours or so. by tomorrow afternoon, the first band of rain moves in, bringing with it some windy conditions as well. in fact, the highest winds going to be overnight tomorrow
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into friday. futurecast, here is that approaching rainband again. as we advance on overnight, watch how the rain really fills in. this is when we'll see the highest winds as well. friday, widespread rain, and this is not the end. we'll continue to see showers throughout the day on saturday. another round of rain moves in. and yet another on sunday, although those showers likely a bit more scattered. wind advisory in effect. we're talking winds 20 to 30 miles an hour, gusting upwards of 50 miles per hour. the concern is we could see downed trees and power lines again. thursday into friday, the highest winds. winter storm watch in effect for the high country. snow levels starting at 1,000 feet on thursday, rising to 3,000 on friday. could see gusty wins up there as well. highs tomorrow throughout the
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bay area relatively mild, mid to upper 50's. and temperature-wise we stay pretty mild throughout the week. again, showers tomorrow afternoon. friday, wet and windy, through saturday and sunday. lingering showers on into christmas eve. it looks like christmas day will be dry. by wednesday, a return of the rain. we'll be right back. take a deep breath. coming up, doomsday debunked. how nasa says it can prove the world won't actually end in two days. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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nasa promises the sun will on saturday. the space agency has been all right. take a deep breath. nasa promises the sun will rise on saturday. >> the space agency has been busy debunking doomsday rumors for weeks. some think the world will simply end on friday because the mayan calendar stops there. others believe that a rogue planet or a massive meteor is on the way to destroy us. what's that? but scientists say busting that myth is as easy as looking out your window, dummy. >> one doomsday rumor has a planet, a rogue planet, planet x, coming into the solar system
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and crashing into earth. this is silly. if there were such an object, anybody would see it. it would be one of the brightest things in the sky. >> uh... as for the rumors about solar flares wiping us out, nasa says this solar cycle is the wimpest in half a century. >> wimpiest? guess which nfl quarterback is the nfc player of the week. ,,,,
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the bus up i-80 to face the kings, but apparently there wasn't enough room on the b for the defense... the warriors took the bus up i-80 to face the kings. but apparently there wasn't enough room on the bus for the defense. the look on the coach's face said it all. on the bright side, stephen curry has 32 points. but the kings, who had lost five straight, scored more points than any team had all year against the warriors. aaron brooks put sacramento up
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by 4 with the long three ball. the kings shot 50% tonight. marcus scored 19 off the bench. just too many wide-open looks for sacramento. they win. cardinals ranked no. 1 in the country. a game-high 21. stanford squeaks. they remain undefeated, one of 17 in the country still undefeated. >> we had a target on our back tonight. that's one of the things we have to expect when we come to games like this and every game from here on out. we're fortunate to be able to play against this crowd and win. >> win, baby. just win. it took alex smith 25 starts to win the nfc player of the week award. colin kaepernick, just five. peyton manning is the only
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other quarterback in league history to throw four touchdown passes at gillette stadium. david shaw took over the stanford head coaching job for jim harbaugh two years ago. today he signs a long-term deal with the school. now, terms of the extension were not announced. but shaw hinted he's here to stay. >> it goes for a while. this is good. put it this way, i wanna be coaching here until my kids graduate from here, and i have a two-year-old. and no. 4, chandler, he had three alley- oop dunks tonight get the nets. when you pass to a teammate, make sure he's looking. college in minnesota, the
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latest group of papers to put up a viral trick-shot video, that was not editing. the king of the european league. lookie there. he scored 100 goals in three years. that is why he is the best striker in soccer. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,
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